Amazon donates 50 Kindles to school in Coffeyville

01/14/2013 2:30 PM

01/14/2013 3:01 PM

Amazon donated 50 Kindles and $2,500 in gift cards to Community Elementary School in Coffeyville on Monday. According to a news release from Amazon, which operates a fulfillment center in Coffeyville, the donation of electronic readers is intended to foster the use of technology in the classroom among special needs students. The event included remarks made by Craig Correll, assistant superintendent of schools, and George Schultz, general manager of the fulfillment center in Coffeyville. The total value of the donation was more than $10,000, according to the news release.

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